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Asian American Medical Society

Tagged With "Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome"


What HIV is, and how it is connected to AIDS

Board Membe: Hanyu Feng ·
AIDS, the last stage of a chronic immune system disease caused by the human immune deficiency virus (HIV), interferes human bodies’ ability to resist infections and disease. Transmission route Common ways of spreading the HIV include sexual transmission, blood transmission, and mother-to-child transmission. Mosquito bites or hugging will not spread HIV. Four Stages of AIDS Stage 1: Acute HIV Infection [lasted for 2-8 weeks] The infectivity of HIV is quite strong during Acute Infection. Some...